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Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $60.00 per bottle

Description: The von Strasser Estate Vineyards are some of the earliest documented plantings in the Diamond Mountain AVA. dating back to the 1860's. The current vines were planted begining in 1969. Only the darkest most extracted lots are used in this signature Cabernet. The aromas of cassis, cocoa powder, vanilla and sarsaparilla are interwoven with flavors of black currant, dried plums and cherries and chocolate.

Varietal Definition
Cabernet Sauvignon:
Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely planted and significant among the five dominant varieties in France’s Bordeaux region, as well as the most successful red wine produced in California. Though it was thought to be an ancient variety, recent genetic studies at U.C. Davis have determined that Cabernet Sauvignon is actually the hybrid offspring of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon berries are small with black, thick and very tough skin. This toughness makes the grapes fairly resistant to disease and spoilage and able to withstand some autumn rains with little or no damage. It is a mid to late season ripener. These growth characteristics, along with its flavor appeal have made Cabernet Sauvignon one of the most popular red wine varieties worldwide.
One of the older varieties. Clean, fruity, delicious wine, best with a sweet finish. A very popular wine. The fresh juice is reminiscent of pineapple.


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